Case Studies In House Construction Executive

Pete Godau – School District #62 (Sooke)

Est. reading time: 5 mins

In most school construction projects, the bulk of time is spent, well, building the school. At School District #62 (Sooke), however, a whole year was dedicated solely to blasting rock. That’s because its two new schools were built on the side of a cliff. “We usually aim to build on flat land, but we’re running […]

Alex Klimsiak – Holt Renfrew

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Even in today’s Amazon-driven economy, some things just can’t be bought online. Among them, the store experience. Not just any store experience, says Alex Klimsiak who has done much to enhance Holt Renfrew locations over the past year. The luxury department store chain is Canada’s version of such south-of-the-border high-end retailers as Saks Fifth Avenue […]

Hector Flores – Mount Sinai South Nassau

Est. reading time: 4 mins

To say there’s a growing need for critical healthcare on Long Island seems an understatement. The COVID-19 pandemic has made that abundantly clear. Ten years ago, so did Superstorm Sandy. Mount Sinai South Nassau treats on average 65,000 emergency patients annually although the Oceanside, New York, hospital is only designed to accommodate 35,000. ER personnel […]

Joseph Eisenstein – The Galman Group

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Arnie Galman founded the company that bears his name in 1980, and in the last four decades, he’s traveled the world looking for the best ideas and amenities to use in multifamily homes. Now other people help him carry out that mission, including Joseph Eisenstein, the company’s executive vice president of construction. “We have a […]

Rob Young – MyMichigan Health

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Rob Young wasn’t making a career of digging ditches—he was a successful master electrician. But he was digging one to lay conduit the day he got a call inviting him to join MyMichigan Health in 2007. Almost 15 years later, Young is the system director for facilities and construction for the nonprofit health system, which […]

Chris Pruitt – Pivotal Retail Group

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Tractors aren’t known for their looks, but as Chris Pruitt notes, Pivotal Retail Group was instrumental in helping a national farm and feed retailer develop a fresh appearance, new features and an improved customer experience. Serving as the owner’s representative for the ongoing project, Pivotal Retail Group has helped the company improve customer traffic patterns […]

James Drinkard – Alliance Residential

Est. reading time: 5 mins

He’s not one to gloat, but James Drinkard doesn’t mind talking about how when Alliance Residential broke ground for a massive Nashville apartment complex in the spring of 2020, a competitor was starting a much smaller project. By December 2021, Alliance’s Broadstone Nations was welcoming tenants into the 343-unit complex—a mix of studio and one- […]

David Norfolk – Corporate Office Properties Trust

Est. reading time: 4 mins

He can’t disclose much about his employer’s projects, many of which involve the U.S. Department of Defense and its contractors. Suffice to say, Corporate Office Properties Trust and its director of government construction, David Norfolk, are expected to meet high standards—and keep details under wraps. Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, COPT is a NYSE-traded real estate […]

Ken Feldman – Centuri Group, Inc.

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Can’t be penny-wise and pound-foolish. That’s what Ken Feldman reminded his colleagues at Centuri Group Inc. when the lease was soon to expire at a company satellite, this one in the Washington D.C. metro area. Ostensibly the longstanding facility on the southeast portion of the Capital Beltway made sense, the rent being significantly less than […]

Nic Riesenberg – North Kansas City Hospital

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Nic Riesenberg won’t be seen walking through North Kansas City Hospital wearing a white coat or a stethoscope around his neck. However, as vice president of facilities and support services, he still makes his rounds every day. It’s part of managing facilities for the 451-bed hospital, which includes him overseeing 380 employees involved in food and […]

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